A plastic shopping bag bearing the image of Liverpool's Egyptian forward soccer player Mohamed Salah, is seen at a market in Cairo - Reuters
CAIRO – 3 May 2018: The Egyptian international winger Mohamed Salah became an iconic symbol for football fans and Egyptians from different backgrounds.
Mohamed Salah after AS Roma Match - Courtesy of Mahamed Salah Official Facebook Page
Salah brings joy and cheerfulness to the Egypt people, and they have decided to print his face across traditional decorative lanterns known as "Fanous", adjusting the lanterns to bear the Liverpool forward's face, according to Reuters.
Decorative stickers bearing the image of Liverpool's Egyptian forward soccer player Mohamed Salah, are seen at a market in Cairo - Reuters
Salah helped secure Liverpool's qualification to the UEFA Champions League Final after beating AS Roma 7-6 on aggregate in the semifinal.
Liverpool ended the first leg with a massive 5-2 victory after a wonderful show from Salah.
A man buys traditional decorative lanterns known as Fanous bearing the image of Liverpool's Egyptian forward soccer player Mohamed Salah, at a market in Cairo - Reuters
Salah scored the first two goals and provided two assists for Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, who added the third and the fourth goals, respectively.
The second leg ended with a 4-2 win for AS Roma but it wasn’t enough for the Wolves to qualify for the final match against Real Madrid, set to take place on Saturday, May 26, 2018.
Salah is the second Arab player to qualify to the UEFA Champions League Final after Algerian forward Rabah Madjer played the final with FC Porto against the German champions, Bayern Munich, in 1987.
Salah has had an exceptional season with the English club, Liverpool FC, standing at the top scorers’ sheet with 33 goals and 10 assists in the English Premier League and a total of 43 goals in all competitions, according to Liverpool FC's official Facebook page.